England’s Chris Ashton scored four tries in an impressive 59-13 win over Italy.
Wales ended a nine-match losing streak to beat Scotland 24-6 in Murrayfield, while France edged out Ireland in a closely fought 22-25 result in the Aviva Stadium.
Wayne Rooney cemented a four-point gap at the top of the Premier League with an absolute screamer against fierce rivals Man City on the weekend.
Spanish giants Real Madrid have insisted they have not lodged a bid for Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas, whilst former England manager Steve McClaren has said he is open to the idea of coaching in the Championship.
England captain Andrew Strauss has insisted his team believes they can win the ICC World Cup in Bangladesh later this month.